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Senior Compensation Analyst

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 29, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date


Closing date

Open Until Filled


Position Number


Position Title

Senior Compensation Analyst

Department this Position Reports to


Hiring Range Minimum


Hiring Range Maximum


SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



M-F, 8am – 5pm

Location of Position

Hanover, NH
7 Lebanon St,

Remote Work Eligibility?

Remote eligible

Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.

Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

Partners with HR colleagues and key stakeholders across the institution to support all compensation and salary planning initiatives including market research and analysis, internal equity analysis, annual merit review administration and client support including ad-hoc studies and/or projects. Leads and supports on-going administrative processes, enhances Compensation department efficiency and improves current practices. Provides project management support and leads small to medium projects or multiple workstreams within medium to large scale projects. Provides mentoring and guidance to colleagues as needed or required. Other miscellaneous duties as required.


Hybrid or remote opportunity

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Four years experience in an Analyst role (e.g. HR or Finance)
  • Project management or program implementation experience
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel (must be able to run pivots and vlookups)
  • Exercises the highest degree of confidentiality, professionalism and integrity
  • Excellent problem solving, quantitative and analytical skills, and ability to tie analysis and recommendations to broader HR or organizational strategy and culture
  • Strong organization skill, able to prioritize appropriately, manage multiple tasks and deadlines and adapt to change
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Compensation Analyst experience
  • Experience with MarketPay or similar application
  • Proficiency in HR systems and Microsoft Suite; ability to learn new software with ease
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries

Denise Garn

Department Contact Phone Number

Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Denise Garn

Department Contact's Phone Number


Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?

Not an essential function

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy.

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Key Accountabilities


Initiates and applies appropriate frameworks and methodologies to develop and conduct analysis, assess and understand organizational needs and issues, develop and implement appropriate recommendations and solutions, monitor and assess programs and processes.

Percentage Of Time



Leads and/or conducts compensation administration activities in support of all compensation programs and projects including annual merit cycle, handling of position requisitions, job evaluation and benchmarking, reporting, system maintenance and user support, and compliance and audit readiness activities.

Percentage Of Time



Provides expertise and consultative guidance to a variety of stakeholders (HR, divisions/departments across campus) to influence and guide stakeholder to the appropriate solution. Involves HR and/or Division leaders and colleagues as appropriate

Percentage Of Time



Leads the annual survey participation cycle including participation in key compensation surveys, ensuring quality and accuracy of the submission. Drives interactions with survey vendors to ensure understanding of methodology and to influence quality and results of survey content and report relative to benchmarking best practices.

Percentage Of Time



Develops and maintains project plans and/or leads projects of medium complexity, or project workstreams of medium to high complexity, including due diligence, appropriate stakeholder engagement, development and dissemination of communications and tracking of deliverables, timelines, risks, dependencies and milestones

Percentage Of Time



Identifies, recommends and leads opportunities for improvement including development of appropriate solutions and identification and assessment of implementation considerations. Develops, implements and documents system processes and procedures.

Percentage Of Time



Leads and/or serves on cross-functional teams as needed or required.

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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